PEP8 and 4 spaces

Marko Rauhamaa marko at pacujo.net
Fri Jul 4 11:21:48 CEST 2014


wxjmfauth at gmail.com:

> Le vendredi 4 juillet 2014 08:35:04 UTC+2, Gregory Ewing a écrit :
>> The truly broken tools IMO are things like mail handlers that shrink
>> away in terror when they see a tab and remove it altogether. There's
>> no excuse for that, as far as I can see.
>
> Yes, and you can extend this to the editors, which deliberately
> missusing the tabulation rules by inserting something else, eg. spaces
> (U+0020, 'SPACE').

A worthy flame war with top-class trolling mixed in. How could I stay
out?

My esteemed editor never "misuses the tabulation rules" as I have
instructed it to never insert TAB characters in files:

   (custom-set-variables
    '(indent-tabs-mode nil))



Marko



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